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Raising, Supporting and Advocating for Your Gifted Child(ren)

 

   Listed below are useful links to a wide variety of articles, websites and additional resources for parents of gifted youth.  We're sure you'll find some great resources to assist you in your parenting journey.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Books, Websites & Other Great Stuff!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Do you ever wonder if you are doing what is best for your gifted child?
Would you like to meet and talk with other parents who are raising gifted children?

PRODIGY NW (SENG Model) Parent Support Groups are always forming.  Two local professionals completed the SENG (Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted) training and are now certifed facilitators for these discussion groups.  Please contact us if you are interested in joining a group.  Contact Deb Johnson, deb@prodigynw.org

Objectives of SENG Model Parent Groups

  1. Establish an environment in which facilitators provide support and guidance, so parents of talented children can interact and learn from each other.
  2. Increase parents’ awareness that talented children and their families have special emotional needs.
  3. Develop parenting skills for nurturing the emotional development of talented children.
  4. Provide parents with materials to enhance understanding of:
  1. Encourage parent involvement in and support of appropriate educational opportunities.